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A Treatise on the Theory of Alternating Currents

Volume 1


  • Date Published: May 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107671331

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  • First published in 1914, as the second edition of a 1904 original, this book forms part one of a two-volume series written to provide a guide to the more general mathematical theorems used by electricians in their everyday work. Illustrative figures are incorporated throughout the text. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in electricity, physics and the history of science.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107671331
    • length: 550 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 31 mm
    • weight: 0.69kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction. Electrostatics. Magnetism. Electrodynamics
    2. Alternating current in an inductive circuit. Self inductance formulae. Rectangle concentric main. Cylindrical wires
    3. The inductance of circular and helical currents. Rayleigh's formula. Maximum inductance. Mutual inductance of coaxial coils. Lorenz's formula. Mathematical tables
    4. Effective values. Choking coil and condenser currents. Effects of wave shape. Resonance
    5. Electrostatic capacity. Maxwell's equations. Capacity formulae for parallel cylinders. The capacities of three core cables in terms of Maxwell's coefficients
    6. Capacity formulae for cables. The capacity coefficients of overhead wires
    7. High frequency currents. Complete solution for a concentric main. Parallel conductors. Mathematical tables
    8. Problems in connection with spherical electrodes. The capacity coefficients. The attractions and repulsion. The maximum value of the electric stress
    9. Current oscillations. Inductively coupled electric circuits. Forced oscillations
    10. The theory of the power factor. Phase difference
    11. The method of the complex variable. Graphical solution
    12. Vectors in space. Failure of graphical methods
    13. The measurement of power. Watt-hour meters
    14. The air core transformer. Circle diagrams
    15. The theory of three phase currents. Power measurement
    16. The theory of two phase currents. Power measurement
    17. The conversion of polyphase systems. Phase indicators
    18. Rotating magnetic fields. Guiding magnetic fields
    19. The magnetic field bound single and polyphase cables. Losses in single, two and three phase cables. Dielectric losses
    20. Eddy current losses. Metal plates. Metal cylinders
    21. The method of duality. Reciprocal theorems

  • Author

    Alexander Russell

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